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English Plus Fashion Week

London has always had a very creative and dynamic fashion scene and SGI, based in Central London, is a great place for students, who have a passion for fashion, to combine morning English language study with afternoon Fashion visits and exhibitions.

Students will visit collections and displays at the magnificent Victoria and Albert Museum, the beautiful Kensington Palace, the spectacular Fashion and Textile Museum and finish off the week with Friday Fashion Show - part of the London Fashion Week Festival, a fabulous afternoon, where students enjoy events such as catwalk shows and an exclusive shopping opportunity featuring 150 designers! 

Next Course Date:  Mon 18th - Fri 22nd Sept 2017.   

Maximum number of participants: 12

Price: £495 (includes all entrances)  

Package includes:

  • Standard Course in the morning: Mon – Fri: 3 hours a day
  • Fashion visits in the afternoon: Mon – Fri: approx 3 hours a day   

* there is a 20 min briefing session before each afternoon fashion visit   

You might also like to hear our English teachers talking about London fashion choices in this podcast.

 

Summary of afternoon visits (All entrance fees included in the course fee)

Monday: Victoria and Albert Museum, in South KensingtonSpanning four centuries, the V&A’s Fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection in the world with fashion items on display from as far back as the 17thcentury right up to the present day. 

Tuesday: Fashion and Textile Museum, in BermondseyThe Fashion and Textile Museum Collection highlights the changing face of contemporary fashion from 1947 to the present day with a number of key garments from designers including Christian Dior, Balenciaga, Biba, Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood. The visit includes entrance to the special exhibition 'The world of Anna Sui' Anna Sui is the classic American fashion designer. From Detroit to New York, her signature rock-n-roll romanticism reinvents pop culture for every new generation. 

Wednesday: Visit to Harrods Department Store, Knightsbridge  ……… This is a great visit to the world's most famous department store - the definition of luxury shopping. Harrods has the most fantastic range of top designer fashion on display, including shop designer women wear from top brands including Alexander McQueen, Givenchy and MaxMara 

Thursday: Victoria and Albert Museum, in South Kensington. We return to the V & A for the exhibition ‘Undressed: A brief History of Underwear’. This collection of over 200 exhibits, addresses both the practicalities of underwear and its role in the fashionable wardrobe whilst highlighting its sensual, sexual appeal.      

Friday: This fabulous event is part of London Fashion Week and takes place at the famous Store Studios in the Strand. This super afternoon includes: Catwalk Shows, an exclusive shopping opportunity featuring 150 designers, and a free limited edition designer bag. 

  • Standard English Course in the morning: Mon – Fri: 3 hours a day
  • Fashion visits early/mid afternoon: Mon – Fri: approx 3 hours a day*

* there is a 10 – 15 min briefing session before each fashion visit   

Key Features

Group Size 12
Start datesMon 18th Sept 2017
Price (£)£495
Levels Elementary-Advanced
Duration1 Week
Progress Individual testing & guidance
Minimum age16

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